17th -20th November - Partial closure affecting Year 10.

Please access the letter, sent to parents for more details, via the link in the communication section below.

16th - 20th November - Partial closure affecting Year 9.

Please access the letter, sent to parents for more details, via the link in the communication section below.

5th November - The government has made mandatory the wearing of masks in school by adults and children in corridors and communal spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained. From today all students must bring a mask to school each day to wear. These should be plain black masks. If your child is exempt from wearing a mask please ensure their Head of Year is aware - we may request evidence.

4th-6th November - Partial closure affecting Year 8. The school remains open to all other year goups.

Please access the letter, sent to parents for more details, via the link in the communication section below.

This document is designed to outline the approach at Ark Charter Academy to the government’s recently published document around the tiers of local restrictions that could be put in place with a local lockdown due to COVID19.

This document outlines some of the key changes we have made to keep our children safe when returning to school.

This document demonstrates what happens if a child or staff member shows symptoms of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Communication

Click here for all letters sent home to parents. 

Regular updates from our principal can also be found on these pages.

Home Learning

All home learning information can be found here.

Free School Meals

The Government has requested that schools continue support pupils eligible for benefits-related free school meals who have to be at home for reasons relating to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Ark Charter will be issuing FSM vouchers using “Wonde” to the value of £2.40 per day per child entitled to benefit related FSM when the above criteria is met.

You will receive an email from “Wonde” with your voucher details on a Friday if your child has been absent due to specified COVID19 related reasons.

There are some FAQ’s here which will assist you in using the vouchers to please read them carefully

FAQ for Parents

 If you believe your child may be entitled to free school meals, please contact the school at info@charteracademy.org.uk or phoning reception on 02392824204.

Health & Wellbeing

We have added some new documents, here, with resources and guidance for students related to mental health and wellbeing.